112. Finding a job in California
Finding a job in California is not an
task. One of the most important factors in
a job is having completed a course of
in college. This is not as easy as
may sound. Many young people have not found
field of interest. Some go to college simply
their parents want them to.
A degree from
institution of higher learning will definitely increase employment
for most people. However, there are numerous professions
to people that do not have a degree.
help these people find jobs, the state of
has an Employment Development Department that is dedicated
helping people find jobs. The EDD has offices
throughout the state. Many of these offices have
Source centers, where a person can visit, and
EDD computers to find jobs, and meet with
Other resources available to job seekers are
agencies. Employment agencies work closely with companies of
sizes to help fill the needs of these
. The agencies serve as pre-screeners for these companies,
of which may not have the resources to
new hires. Some of these agencies seek specific
to fill specific jobs, while others help anyone
comes into the office.
Internships are another way
people to gain employment. Interns are not paid
their work, or are paid very little. The
of an internship is for the company to
first-hand how a person works before hiring them.
using this method, employers gain insight into the
' character and work ethic. Interns gain valuable experience
can use for future jobs.